Maryland has completed its defense of the NCAA crown. The top-seeded Terrapins rallied past second-seeded North Carolina, 9-8, Sunday night in Philadelphia.
No. 3 Michigan held off No. 4 Maryland, 4-3, to claim the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament on Sunday at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins.
It was an entertaining five days at the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tourney page | Watch #BTNStandout plays ] Eight teams competed, 13 games were played, and there were a whole lot of fun outtakes along the way at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. Miss any of the fun? If so, we have you covered. Watch our always-popular Big Ten baseball tourney montage in the video above or the tweet below.
To say Big Ten teams have struggled with the bullpen doors at Target Field during the five-day Big Ten tourney is an understatement. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tourney page | Watch #BTNStandout plays ] It happened again in Sunday morning’s tourney final, as Michigan reliever Mac Lozer struggled to open the door on his way to entering the game vs. Maryland. Lozer and the Wolverines finally solved the door, but not until left fielder Kevin White came to the rescue. White, from his left field position, ran into the door, which unjammed it and allowed Lozer to run
Another day, another highlight-reel catch at the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tourney page | Watch #BTNStandout plays ] The latest entrant came via Michigan first baseman Carmen Benedetti on Sunday morning, and it might have been the best of the bunch. Not only did Benedetti’s catch occur in the Big Ten final, it came in incredible fashion, as he reached into the stands to retire Maryland in the top of the fifth inning. To no surprise, pitcher Brett Adcock loved the play, as well as the entire Michigan dugout. Watch the play in
A series that covers the true revolutionaries, Game Changers explores how innovators from Big Ten universities — students, faculty and alums — are inventing or reinventing their chosen fields. Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered what they believe to be the first liquid nanoscale laser. For those in the scientific community, it represents a potentially major breakthrough that could alter their fundamental understanding of how light functions on a nano scale. For the rest of us, it may be the most significant development in lasers since Dr. Evil harnessed them to his hench-sharks in the Austin Powers movies. “Technologically, it’s
Sophomore Matt Rambo scored four goals and added two assists as Maryland advanced to the NCAA men’s lacrosse championship game with a 12-11 victory over Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon. [ MORE: View the official NCAA tourney bracket ] Rambo’s six total points are the most by a Maryland player in a NCAA semifinal round game in 17 years. With the victory, the Terps will play in their third national title game in the last five years. “We knew it was going to be a tough game,” Maryland coach John Tillman said. “We knew it was going to be a
There are several players in this weekend’s Big Ten Baseball Tournament who will likely be playing in the majors in a few years down the line. [ MORE: View our 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament page ] In fact, the Big Ten has produced a number of outstanding players over the past couple of years who are currently enjoying a massive amount of success at the MLB level. Who are these players and where did they play their college ball, you ask? We have that answer for you right here. Here’s a look at our top 10 players who played
Day 4 of the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament featured two outstanding games. In the first game of the day, No. 4 Maryland used a great pitching performance and timely hitting to get by No. 6 Indiana, 4-2. No. 3 Michigan followed that with an impressive 5-3 victory over No. 1 Illinois. The Terps and Wolverines will meet in Sunday’s Big Ten championship game at 2 p.m. ET on BTN. Get caught up on the first three days of the tournament here: Day 1 results/video | Day 2 results/video | Day 3 results/video. Also, don’t forget about our Big Ten
As the old saying goes, “One man’s trash is another’s treasure.” But most people don’t take that proverb as literally as Fern Gookin, University of Maryland graduate and co-founder and project manager at Recycled Artist In Residency (RAIR) in Philadelphia. RAIR’s mission is to raise public awareness and engagement around sustainability and environmental issues through art and design projects created exclusively out of recycled materials and industrial waste. To do that, the organization provides discarded items of all sorts — as well as a space to work with those supplies — to local artists, who then create stunning, larger-than-life exhibits